Some days it can feel impossible to pull yourself out of bed to do anything, much less slog around in the kitchen. But it is really important, especially when you are in a depressive slump, to nourish your body. These meals for depression are super easy, quick options to get those much needed nutrients into your body. Remember that this is temporary and you will feel better. Meanwhile, you don’t have to think too hard, just take a quick look at this list and decide what to eat when you are depressed.
Don’t have the energy to heat up food? No problem, these meals are put together with almost no effort and are ready quickly.
Smoked Salmon Panini with Lemon Dill Mayonnaise • Ready in 10 Minutes
Delicious, satisfying and so quick and easy to make, this smoked salmon panini sandwich makes a terrific gourmet lunch or light dinner.
The great thing about an instant pot is the speed at which you can have a meal ready to go. When you are depressed it allows you to make a warm and comforting meal quickly and pretty painlessly. This is the instant pot that I use. (note that I will receive a commission if you purchase one through this link)
Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs for a quick weeknight dinner. – Ivy Lillies
Instant Pot Italian Spaghetti and Meatballs all made in one pot. The Instant Pot. Check it out now for an easy weeknight dinner.
Sheet pan meals allow you to include a variety of proteins and vegetables that will all end up with a nice roasted flavor. They are also very simple since they are just tossed into the oven and allowed to cook until they are ready to eat!
Sheet Pan Shrimp Scampi with Tomatoes and Zucchini – The Short Order Cook
This fast 20-minute easy sheet pan shrimp scampi recipe is the best. The garlic lemon sauce with tomatoes and zucchini completes the meal.